Re: IE Hosted Control - Deploying Security

From: Joe Kaplan \(MVP - ADSI\) (joseph.e.kaplan_at_removethis.accenture.com)
Date: 03/29/04


Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 13:11:35 -0600

How do you usually deploy applicacations to users machines? You will need
admin privileges to modify the local policy; there isn't any way around that
and that is a good thing.

Can you deploy the MSI via group policy or something like that?

Joe K.

"Anthony Shorrock" <ashorrockdsada@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:eGX5LjaFEHA.1272@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> I've a winforms created control hosted in IE that works superbly when I
> configure the Code Groups manually using the Framework configuration
wizard.
>
> I'd love to use this control in an Intranet Environment. I'm having
problems
> because I'd like to be able to configure my users' machines to allow my
> control to run but my users do not have administrative rights to their
> machine.
>
> This means the Configuration tool's Machine Policy is read-only.
>
> I've tried creating an MSI deploy file using the Configuration tool and
> running on a non-admin user client - it fails silently.
>
> I've tried creating a setup project and including a class installer custom
> action (as detailed here : http://www.sellsbrothers.com/wahoo/) This fails
> because the non-admin user can't write to the Program Files directory.
>
> I've run out of steam.
>
> Does anyone have any advice for me?
>
>